Samsung’s Galaxy Note is Also a Virtual Reality Helmet

Samsung is serious about phablets, and its three latest announcements add compelling twists to its Galaxy Note lineup. The most straightforward of the company’s...

Microsoft Tests Underwater Data Center

Taking a page from Jules Verne, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centers may be under the sea. Microsoft has tested a prototype...

Control of News Shifts to Tech Platforms as Traditional Media Outlets Lose Grip

When allegations emerged that Facebook was skewing its trending news stories, many learned about it... on Facebook. That underscored the rapid shift in media --...

‘Pokemon Go’ Now Available on Apple Watch

After three long months, you can now download the monster-stalking smash hit game Pokemon Go for your Apple Watch -- and stop staring at...
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Facebook Reportedly Developing App Allowing People to Interact Anonymously

Facebook has long attempted to be the place where, above all else, you try to be yourself. Soon, Facebook will allow you to be yourself,...
Michael Fassbender is Steve Jobs in the new movie. (Universal)

Questions You May be Asking After Seeing the ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie

You've just seen "Steve Jobs", the new movie about the life and times of Apple's divisive co-founder. The filmmakers have said the movie is...

Amazon Quietly Disabled Encryption on Fire Devices

It’s come to light that Amazon quietly disabled encryption on all of its Fire OS devices with its latest major software update. The revelation comes...

Ariana Grande to be Feautured in ‘Final Fantasy’ Mobile Game

2016 is over, but Ariana Grande’s gradual takeover of the pop culture landscape continues. The dangerous woman, checkerboard chick, and self-described “pretty lil thing” announced...

Microsoft’s New Surface Pro Has 13.5 Hours of Battery Life and Offers LTE Connectivity

Microsoft is launching a new Surface Pro today, and it’s dropping its numbering scheme as a result. While many were expecting a Surface Pro...

Elon Musk Warns America’s Governors Against Artificial Intelligence, Says It Poses An ‘Existential Risk’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, speaking to U.S. governors this weekend, told the political leaders that artificial intelligence poses an "existential threat" to human civilization. At...
A Vodafone store in London. Proposed rules would cut cellphone charges, ending roaming charges across Europe. (Credit Justin Tallis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)

European Union Approves New Net Neutrality Rules to Guarantee Equal Access to the Internet

European lawmakers approved new rules on Thursday aimed at guaranteeing equal access to the Internet and cutting cellphone charges across the 28-member European Union. The proposals, which...

Google Reportedly Working on Android-Powered Cars

Already well recognized for its efforts to develop self-driving cars, Google is reportedly also working on getting its Android mobile operating system built directly...

Bing Introduces New Video Search Layout

Bing's video search has a fresh new coat of paint, and it's a vast improvement in both form and function. Bing recently introduced a redesign...

Is Apple Planning on Making Augmented Reality Glasses?

Apple may be looking to follow young rival Snap by selling trendy digital glasses, according to a new report in Bloomberg. Snap's Spectacles video sunglasses...

Former Google Executive Hugo Barra Joins Facebook as VP of VR

Hugo Barra, the former Google executive who left Xiaomi Corp. this week, has signed on at Facebook to lead all of the giant social...

Facebook Steps Up Efforts Against Violent Content

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material - including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech...

3 Miami Teen Girls Aim to Help Fight Date Rape Drugs With ‘Smart Straw’

Entrepreneurship runs through the blood of Susana Cappello, a 17-year-old student at Gulliver Prep School in Miami, Florida. Influenced by her entrepreneur father and...
Jeffrey P. Bezos, Amazon's founder and chief executive, announcing the Fire phone in June. (Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Desperate? Amazon Drops Struggling Fire Phone to Just 99-cents

Sixty thousand people vied to attend the unveiling of Amazon’s first smartphone in late June. If only the retailer could persuade those fans — or...
Jan Scheuermann, who has quadriplegia, brings a chocolate bar to her mouth using a robot arm she is guiding with her thoughts. (Photo by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

Wow! Implantable Hard Drive for the Brain

An experimental Pentagon program has already developed two types of a highly advanced, Terminator-like prosthetic arm. What's more, a quadriplegic woman with sensors implanted onto...

Next iPhone Will be Slightly Thicker to Avoid ‘Bendgate’

Apple’s iPhone 6 encountered something it couldn’t always conquer: men’s backsides. When the phone came out last fall, some customers reported that the phone slightly...